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Wrongfully Accused (1998)

Ryan Harrison is framed for murder and must prove himself innocent by finding a mysterious one-eyed, one-armed, one-legged man after escaping from a bus accident on the way to jail.

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Lauren Goodhue (as Kelly Le Brock)
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Cass Lake
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Hibbing Goodhue
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Sir Robert McKintyre
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Ryan Harrison, a violin god, superstar and sex symbol does not want to cheat on sexy Lauren Goodhue's husband with her. Shortly after that Mr. Goodhue is found murdered and Ryan suddenly finds himself being the main suspect. After being sentenced to death he manages to flee while being transferred to his execution site. Now, all the world is after him as he stumbles from one unfortunate incident to the next in order to find the real murderer. Written by Julian Reischl <julianreischl@mac.com>

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Rated PG-13 for sex-related humor and language | See all certifications »

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21 August 1998 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

Acusado sin razón  »

Box Office

Opening Weekend:

DEM 2,671,907 (Germany) (24 July 1998)

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$9,604,029 (USA) (9 October 1998)
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Leslie Nielsen's character is named Ryan Harrison. His role parodies that played by Harrison Ford in The Fugitive (1993). Ford also played a character named Jack Ryan in Patriot Games (1992) and Clear and Present Danger (1994), just before and after The Fugitive. See more »

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During the ambush scene, the Mercedes van changes from a black one to a silver one. See more »

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Lt. Fergus Falls: There are two things that frost my butt: It's a snow cone about that high, and the other one is Ryan Harrison.
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Scotland The Brave
Traditional tune, lyrics by Clifford Hanley
Arranged by D. Smith
Published by Grian Music
Performed by the Lothian & Borders Police Pipe Band
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Hilarious!
19 March 2005 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

How does this movie only have a rating of 5.2?! The only movies that might be funnier than this that I have seen were Airplane! or Mafia!, which Mafia! has an even lower rating! This is the mother of all parodies, except for maybe, once again, Airplane! or Mafia!, each of which is hilarious. Stupid, stupid things come together to make a funny, funny movie. I swear, when he accidentally fries that janitor with the defibrillator, every time I see that I nearly p*ss myself! I actually took count once, and I think there are around twenty to thirty different movies that this one parodies, from Star Wars, where the usher has a light saber instead of a flashlight, to The Terminator when the lights are turned on when the villain is wearing night vision goggles and his eyes glow green, to the immortal, "Here's looking at you, kid," from Casablanca, this movie really has it all.

Really simple things that you most likely don't even remember make this movie HYSTERICAL! From, "You're not Lauren, you're an impostor!" to the hydraulic car playing "La Cucaracha" (which, by the way, is another one of my all-time favorite gags), the slapstick and reckless comedy this movie has will have you really split your sides (call the hospital in advance).

All in all, if you haven't seen this movie before, see it. Ignore what the IMDb rates it, a somewhat lousy movie. This movie has hysterics beyond belief.


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